Cretan Griffin. med: 110x70x3 cm. Relief mural inspired by the Throne Room of the Palace of Knossos. Crete, Minoan II period, around 1400 B.C. Cretan painting found in palaces, not in the tombs. The space of Cretan painting are the rooms, corridors and other units of the palaces and houses. The Cretan fresco painted on the panels, plaster or revoked. His best scenes are at eye level, between the base polychrome alabaster or marble and the ceiling of the palaces and houses.